Samsung Jet S8000 smartphone - With 800MHz CPU

Samsung has announced its new Jet S8000 smartphone at the CommunicAsia 2009 and Samsung Unpacked event at London as well as Dubai. Samsung touts the new Jet S8000 as 'smarter than a smartphone'. Why? Only Samsung knows at the moment. Packing 800MHz CPU in smartphone started off with Asus P565 and now Jet S8000 features 800MHz Samsung 6410 processor. Samsung will make Jet S8000 available later this year.

New Samsung Jet S8000 is part of Samsung's Cubic Project that also includes i8000 Omnia II and M8000. Cubic Project is about the cubical-like central button that launches a Cube-like interface. Samsung boasts of packing 800MHz Samsung 6410 processor in Jet S8000 that will help new TouchWiz 2.0's widget loaded interface to run zippier along with Motion UI and Media Gate 3D.

The Motion UI is Samsung's motion recognition engine that allows access to multimedia features by tapping, tilting or flipping the phone. While Media Gate 3D is the six-sided Cube UI featuring six major multimedia features like Music Player, Photo Album, Video Player, FM Radio, Games and Internet (web browser). The Smart Unlock feature allows unlocking phone and launching menu item/make a call simply by drawing respective alphabet on the touchscreen.

Check the specifications of Jet S8000 below:

Network: EDGE/GPRS Class 12 (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz); HSDPA 3.6Mbps (900, 2100MHz)
CPU: 800MHz Samsung 6410
Interface: TouchWiz 2.0 interface with Motion UI, Media Gate 3D, Multi-tasking Manager
Dimensions: 4.3 inches x 2.1 inches x 0.47 inches (HWD)
Display: 3.1-inch 16M WVGA AMOLED display
Camera: 5.0-megapixel AF camera with face detection, Smile Shot, panorama shot, blink detection, geo-tagging, and photo editor. Video recording at 30fps with video editor
Music: Player with DNSe and SRS WOW Sound Effect, FM radio/recording
Audio Support: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, AMR, MIDI, SP-MIDI,i-melody, WAV, MMF, XMF, OMA DRM v2.1, WMDRM
Video Support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, XviD
Web Browser: In-house-developed Dolfin browser
Other functions: A-GPS, on-board navigation (3D map), Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Share Pix & Mobile Widget
Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth v2.1, microUSB (USB v2.0 Hi-Speed)
Memory: 2GB or 8GB, plus External MicroSD slot (up to 16GB)
Battery: 1,100mAh
Talk time: 8.2 hours on 2G; 5 hours on 3G
Standby time: 422 hours on 2G; 406 hours on 3G

With the new TouchWiz 2.0 UI, this smartphone also features in-house built Dolphin Browser for better mobile Internet experience. Jet S8000 features a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus, Samsung will offer two models of Jet S8000 based on internal memory capacity - 2GB and 8GB. The microSD expansion slot will allow up to 16GB additional memory card.

As of now, Samsung has merely announced this phone and might take a few months make it available in India.